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436 terms
BARRON'S SAT VOCABULARY
Abate
Aberrant
Abrasive
Abstemious
Subside
Abnormal
Rubbing away
Sparing in eating
Abate
Subside
Aberrant
Abnormal
174 terms
Barron's SAT Vocabulary
abate
acumen
alleviate
anomaly
v. Subside; decrease, lessen ... Ex. Rather than leaving immedia…
n. Mental keenness... Ex. His business ACUMEN helped him to succ…
v. Relieve... Ex. This should ALLEVIATE the pain; if it does not…
n. Irregularity... Ex. A bird that cannot fly is an ANOMALY.
abate
v. Subside; decrease, lessen ... Ex. Rather than leaving immedia…
acumen
n. Mental keenness... Ex. His business ACUMEN helped him to succ…
65 terms
Barron's SAT Prefixes
ab, abs
ad, ac, af, ag, an, ap, ar, as, at
ambi
an, a
from, away from
to, forward
both
without
ab, abs
from, away from
ad, ac, af, ag, an, ap, ar, as, at
to, forward
10 terms
Barron's SAT 26
aquiline
arable
arbiter
arbitrary
(adj) Curved; hooked.....He can be recognized by his (.......…
(adj) Fit for growing crops......The first settlers wrote hom…
(n) A person chosen to judge or decide a disputed issue....As…
(adj) randomly chosen; capricious; tyrannical.......Tom's (..…
aquiline
(adj) Curved; hooked.....He can be recognized by his (.......…
arable
(adj) Fit for growing crops......The first settlers wrote hom…
10 terms
Barron's SAT 25
appreciate
apprehend
apprehension
apprenticeship
(v) be thankful for; increase in worth; be thoroughly conscio…
(v) arrest (a criminal); dread; perceive... The police will (...…
(n) fear... His nervous glances at the passersby on the deserted…
(n) time spent as a novice learning a trade from a skilled wo…
appreciate
(v) be thankful for; increase in worth; be thoroughly conscio…
apprehend
(v) arrest (a criminal); dread; perceive... The police will (...…
18 terms
Barron's SAT 1
abridge
abstract
acclaim
adulation
v. condense or shorten
adj. theoretical; not concrete; nonrepresentational
v. applaud; announce with great approval. also n.
n. flattery; admiration
abridge
v. condense or shorten
abstract
adj. theoretical; not concrete; nonrepresentational
310 terms
SAT Biology Barron's
Abscisic acid (ABA)
acoelomate
adventitious roots
allantois
a plant hormone that slows growth, often antagonizing the act…
A solid-bodied animal lacking a cavity between the gut and ou…
roots that rise above the ground; examples are aerial roots a…
the extraembyonic membrane of birds, reptiles and mammals tha…
Abscisic acid (ABA)
a plant hormone that slows growth, often antagonizing the act…
acoelomate
A solid-bodied animal lacking a cavity between the gut and ou…
341 terms
BARRON'S NEW SAT
abate
abbreviate
abdicate
abduction
subside, decrease, lessen
shorten
renounce, give up
kidnapping
abate
subside, decrease, lessen
abbreviate
shorten
18 terms
Barron's SAT 2
ascetic
astute
austere
autonomous
adj. practicing self-denial; austere. also n.
adj. wise; shrewd; keen
adj. forbiddingly stern; severely simple
adj. self-governing. autonomy, n.
ascetic
adj. practicing self-denial; austere. also n.
astute
adj. wise; shrewd; keen
18 terms
Barron's SAT 3
consensus
constraint
contentious
conviction
n. general agreement
n. compulsion; repression of feelings. constrain, v.
adj. quarrelsome
n. judgment that someone is guilty of a crime; strongly held…
consensus
n. general agreement
constraint
n. compulsion; repression of feelings. constrain, v.
43 terms
Barron's New Sat
abdicate
adage
allocate
anonymous
v. từ bỏ
n. châm ngôn
v. chỉ định
adj. ẩn danh
abdicate
v. từ bỏ
adage
n. châm ngôn
43 terms
Barron's New Sat
aberrant
adapt
allure
antecede
adj. khác thường
v. làm thích nghi
v. quyến rũ
v. đi trước về thời gian
aberrant
adj. khác thường
adapt
v. làm thích nghi
65 terms
Barron's SAT Prefixes
ab, abs
ad, ac, af, ag, an, ap, ar, as, at
ambi
an, a
from, away from
to, forward
both
without
ab, abs
from, away from
ad, ac, af, ag, an, ap, ar, as, at
to, forward
215 terms
Barron's SAT Vocabulary
extol
repudiate
capricious
superficial
praise; glorify
disown; disavow
unpredictable; fickle
trivial; shallow
extol
praise; glorify
repudiate
disown; disavow
215 terms
Barron's SAT Vocabulary
extol
repudiate
capricious
superficial
praise; glorify
disown; disavow
unpredictable; fickle
trivial; shallow
extol
praise; glorify
repudiate
disown; disavow
Barron's SAT Set
Archaic
Atrophy
Banal
Brevity
ancient; old-fashioned
Decrease in muscle size... (n.) the wasting away of a body organ…
predictable; cliched; boring
Briefness
Archaic
ancient; old-fashioned
Atrophy
Decrease in muscle size... (n.) the wasting away of a body organ…
215 terms
Barron's SAT Vocabulary
extol
repudiate
capricious
superficial
praise; glorify
disown; disavow
unpredictable; fickle
trivial; shallow
extol
praise; glorify
repudiate
disown; disavow
170 terms
Barron's SAT 3500
seeth
Conundrum
receptive
imperious
(v.) to boil or foam; to be excited or disturbed
Riddle, the answer to which involves a play on words; a mystery
(adj.) open and responsive to ideas or suggestions
(adj.) overbearing, arrogant; seeking to dominate; pressing,…
seeth
(v.) to boil or foam; to be excited or disturbed
Conundrum
Riddle, the answer to which involves a play on words; a mystery
215 terms
Barron's SAT Vocabulary
extol
repudiate
capricious
superficial
praise; glorify
disown; disavow
unpredictable; fickle
trivial; shallow
extol
praise; glorify
repudiate
disown; disavow
365 terms
Barron's SAT Words
abridge
abstemious
abstract
abstruse
V. condense or shorten.
ADJ. sparing in eating and drinking; temperate.
ADJ. theoretical; not concrete;
ADJ. difficult to understand.
abridge
V. condense or shorten.
abstemious
ADJ. sparing in eating and drinking; temperate.
96 terms
SAT Barron's Vocab
ford (n.)
reprimand (n.)
brazen (adj.)
contentious (adj.)
a shallow place in a river or stream allowing one to walk or…
express sharp disapproval or criticism, especially in an offi…
bold and without shame
causing or likely to cause an argument; controversial
ford (n.)
a shallow place in a river or stream allowing one to walk or…
reprimand (n.)
express sharp disapproval or criticism, especially in an offi…
500 terms
Barron's SAT Vocabulary
Abate
Abridge
Abstemious
Abstract
Grow less in intensity or degree
Reduce (a text) in length
Sparing in eating and drinking
Not concrete
Abate
Grow less in intensity or degree
Abridge
Reduce (a text) in length
0902 Barron's SAT 1
acumen
acute
adage
adamant
mental keenness
quickly perceptive; keen; brief and severe
wise saying; proverb
hard; inflexible
acumen
mental keenness
acute
quickly perceptive; keen; brief and severe
68 terms
BARRON'S SAT 1
abase
abash
abate
abbreviate
lower; humiliate; defeated
embarrass
subside; decrease; lessen
shorten
abase
lower; humiliate; defeated
abash
embarrass
15 terms
Barron's SAT #44
malefactor
malfeasance
malingerer
maniacal
evildoer, criminal
wrongdoing, especially by a public official
one who feigns illness to escape duty
raging mad, insane
malefactor
evildoer, criminal
malfeasance
wrongdoing, especially by a public official
15 terms
Barron's SAT #1
abase
abash
aberrant
abet
to lower; to humiliate
to embarass
deviant from the standard
to aid, usually in doing something wrong
abase
to lower; to humiliate
abash
to embarass
15 terms
Barron's SAT #20
descry
despoil
desultory
diabolic
to catch sight of
to rob or strip of valuables
aimless; digressing at random
devilish
descry
to catch sight of
despoil
to rob or strip of valuables
15 terms
Barron's SAT #3
alcove
alimentary
alimony
allay
a recessed section of a room
supplying nourishment
payment made to ex-spouse after divorce
to calm, to pacify
alcove
a recessed section of a room
alimentary
supplying nourishment
15 terms
Barron's SAT #2
accoutre
acetic
aciduluous
actuarial
to equip, usually with something impressive
vinegary
slightly sour, sharp; caustic, bitterly sarcastic
calculating; related to insurance statistics
accoutre
to equip, usually with something impressive
acetic
vinegary
15 terms
Barron's SAT #10
bumptious
bungle
burlesque
burly
self-assertive to an irritating degree
to carry out a task incompetently, to blunder
to give an imitation that ridicules
(of a person) strong, muscular
bumptious
self-assertive to an irritating degree
bungle
to carry out a task incompetently, to blunder
15 terms
Barron's SAT #26
ennui
enormity
ensconce
enterprising
a feeling of listlessness and dissatisfaction arising from bo…
hugeness, especially of something perceived as bad or wrong
to settle comfortably
full of initiative
ennui
a feeling of listlessness and dissatisfaction arising from bo…
enormity
hugeness, especially of something perceived as bad or wrong
15 terms
Barron's SAT #19
deign
delirium
deluge
demagogue
to condescend or stoop
mental disorder marked by confusion
a great flood; a great quantity of something coming at the sa…
a political leader who seeks support by appealing to people's…
deign
to condescend or stoop
delirium
mental disorder marked by confusion
15 terms
Barron's SAT #46
monastic
moratorium
morbid
mores
related to monks or monasteries; removed from worldly concerns
legal delay of payment
characterized by interest in unpleasant subjects, such as dea…
conventions, customs; moral standards
monastic
related to monks or monasteries; removed from worldly concerns
moratorium
legal delay of payment
15 terms
Barron's SAT #39
incur
incursion
indelible
indenture
to become subject to (something unwelcome)
temporary invasion
not able to be deleted
to bind as servant or apprentice to master
incur
to become subject to (something unwelcome)
incursion
temporary invasion
15 terms
Barron's SAT #37
hovel
humdrum
hurtle
hypochondriac
shack or a small wretched house
dull, monotonous
to crash or to rush
a person unduly worried about his or her health
hovel
shack or a small wretched house
humdrum
dull, monotonous
15 terms
Barron's SAT #29
extrinsic
extrude
exude
exult
external; not essential, extraneous
to force or push out
to discharge (moisture or a smell) slowly and steadily; (of a…
to show jubilation as a result of success
extrinsic
external; not essential, extraneous
extrude
to force or push out
15 terms
Barron's SAT #14
commodious
complicity
compunction
conceit
spacious and comfortable
involvement in wrongdoing or illegal activity
remorse, feeling of guilt
excessive pride in oneself; an elaborate metaphor
commodious
spacious and comfortable
complicity
involvement in wrongdoing or illegal activity
15 terms
Barron's SAT #13
clime
cloister
clout
cloying
region, especially with reference to its climate
a convent or monastery, a place occupied by monks living unde…
great influence, especially political or social
distasteful, because excessive; excessively sweet
clime
region, especially with reference to its climate
cloister
a convent or monastery, a place occupied by monks living unde…
15 terms
Barron's SAT #28
execrable
exegesis
exhume
exigency
extremely bad or unpleasant
explanation or interpretation, especially of a biblical text
to dig out of the ground; to remove from the grave
urgent situation
execrable
extremely bad or unpleasant
exegesis
explanation or interpretation, especially of a biblical text
15 terms
Barron's SAT #21
dirge
disabuse
disaffected
disarray
a lament for the dead, as part of a funeral, usually accompan…
to persuade someone that a belief is mistaken; to correct a f…
disloyal due to lack of satisfaction
a state of untidiness
dirge
a lament for the dead, as part of a funeral, usually accompan…
disabuse
to persuade someone that a belief is mistaken; to correct a f…
15 terms
Barron's SAT #23
distraught
diurnal
divulge
doctrinaire
upset, distracted by anxiety
of the day; daily
to reveal private information
dogmatic, unyielding
distraught
upset, distracted by anxiety
diurnal
of the day; daily
15 terms
Barron's SAT #24
drab
draconian
dregs
drivel
dull, cheerless; lacking color
(of rules or punishments) extremely harsh or severe
sediment; worthless residue
silly nonsense
drab
dull, cheerless; lacking color
draconian
(of rules or punishments) extremely harsh or severe
15 terms
Barron's SAT #42
leaven
leery
legerdemain
lewd
to cause to rise or grow lighter; to enliven
cautious, suspicious
sleight of hand
lustful; crude and offensive in a sexual way
leaven
to cause to rise or grow lighter; to enliven
leery
cautious, suspicious
15 terms
Barron's SAT #40
iniquitous
inkling
inordinate
insidious
wicked, immoral, unrighteous
hint, small piece of knowledge
unrestrained, excessive
proceeding in a gradual, subtle way, but with harmful effects
iniquitous
wicked, immoral, unrighteous
inkling
hint, small piece of knowledge
129 terms
SAT from Barron's
brevity
concise
laconic
pithy
briefness or conciseness in speech or writing n.
using few words in speaking or writing adj.
using few words in speech adj.
brief and full of meaning and substance; concise adj.
brevity
briefness or conciseness in speech or writing n.
concise
using few words in speaking or writing adj.
15 terms
Barron's SAT #35
gloat
gloss
glower
glut
to express evil satisfaction; to view malevolently
(--- over) to conceal (something unfavored) by treating it br…
to scowl or to have an angry look on one's face
to overstock, to fill to excess
gloat
to express evil satisfaction; to view malevolently
gloss
(--- over) to conceal (something unfavored) by treating it br…
15 terms
Barron's SAT #34
garbled
garish
gauche
gaunt
mixed up, jumbled; distorted
gaudy, overly bright in color
clumsy; lacking grace; unsophisticated or socially awkward
(of a person) lean and exhausted, especially due to fatigue o…
garbled
mixed up, jumbled; distorted
garish
gaudy, overly bright in color
15 terms
Barron's SAT #32
forebears
forensic
forestall
forgo
ancestors
suitable for debate or courts of law
to prevent by talking action in advance
to give up something; to do without something
forebears
ancestors
forensic
suitable for debate or courts of law
15 terms
Barron's SAT #31
flaunt
fleck
fledgling
fleece
to display ostentatiously
to mark with small dots
inexperienced
to obtain money from someone, usually by overcharging or swin…
flaunt
to display ostentatiously
fleck
to mark with small dots
15 terms
Barron's SAT #4
aphorism
aplomb
apostate
apotheosis
pithy maxim, usually more philosophical or scientific
assurance or self-confidence, usually in a demanding situation
a person who renounces his religious faith or political beliefs
elevation to Godhood; an ideal example
aphorism
pithy maxim, usually more philosophical or scientific
aplomb
assurance or self-confidence, usually in a demanding situation
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